Historical Events Happened In July - 23
Saturday, 20 December 2014
1959 On July - 23 vP Richard Nixon begins visit on USSR
1960 On this day in history 15th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Betsy Rawls
1961 On this day in history betsy Rawls wins LPGA Cosmopolitan Golf Open
1961 Esther Dale, actress (Birdie-Ma & Pa Kettle), dies after surgery at 75 on this day in history.
1964 On this day in history egyptian munition ship "Star of Alexandria" explodes at dockside in Bone, Algeria. 100 die, 160 injured, $20 million damage
1964 On July - 23 jan PML de Vries, Dutch germanist/folklorist, dies at 74
1965 On this day in history beatles "Help" is released in the UK
1966 On this day in history cavern Club in Liverpool reopens
1966 On July - 23 napoleon XIV releases "They're Coming to Take Me Away, Ha! Ha!"
1966 Donald Novis, singer/actor (Pajama Game), dies at 60 on July - 23.
1967 On July - 23 43 killed in racial rebellion in Detroit (2,000 injured, 442 fires)
1967 Pirate Radio Swinging Scotland closes down for financial reasons on this day in history.
1967 Race riots claiming 43 erupts in Detroit on July - 23.
1968 Fred Blasie wins 5th wrestling world championship belt on this day in history.
1968 PLO's first hijacking of an El Al plane on this day in history.
1968 On this day in history race riot in Cleveland, 11 including 3 cops killed
1968 On July - 23 don Lillis, NFL president (NY Jets)
1969 On July - 23 deli Floyd, writer, dies
1971 On this day in history van Heflin, actor (Great Adventure), dies at 60
1972 Eddy Merckx (Belgium) wins his 4th consecutive Tour de France on this day in history.
1972 The first Earth Resources Technology Satellite (ERTS) is launched on this day in history.
1973 Ozark AL plane knocked out of the air by lightning, St Louis-36 die on this day in history.
1973 Eddie Rickenbacker, WW I fighter pilot, dies at 82 on this day in history.
1974 Greek military dictatorship collapses on July - 23.
1974 On July - 23 mary Forbes, actress (Nun-Les Miserables, Ivy), dies at 90
1976 Wings release "Let 'em In" on July - 23.
1976 On July - 23 wilhelmina Von Bremen, 4X100 relay sprinter (Oly-gold-32), dies at 64
1977 Washington jury convicts 12 Hanafi Moslems on hostage charges on July - 23.
1977 On this day in history rené de Vos, Dutch actor/composer (Jij Bent Mijn Leven), dies at 79
1978 On July - 23 israeli cabinet rejects Sadat's call for return of 2 Sinai areas
1979 On July - 23 e Bowell discovers asteroid #2736 Ops
1979 On July - 23 keith Godchaux, rocker (Grateful Dead), dies in a car accident at 31
1980 Billy Carter admits to being paid by Libya on July - 23.
1980 River of No Return Wilderness Area designated by Jimmy Carter on this day in history.